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Look West — 7.9.13

Local officials in Colorado press Gov. Hickenlooper on oil and gas issues. Denver Post


EPA’s retreat on Pavillion water contamination study is one of many. ProPublica


Op-ed urges Michelle Obama to support the LWCF so more lands will be protected for children to enjoy healthy and active lifestyles. The Hill


Op-ed says funds from LWCF are essential to Montana. Great Falls Tribune


CSU study on natural gas emissions receives $1.3 million from industry groups. Coloradoan 


Past contamination from oil and gas sites are being investigated in the Thompson Divide. Grand Junction Sentinel


Williams receives a fine over Parachute leak cleanup. Grand Junction Sentinel


Anti-fracking ballot will be submitted to Lafayette officials today. Daily Camera

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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast (subscribe on iTunes or Google Play), we look at the environmental cost if President Trump’s dream of a “great wall” along the U.S-Mexico border becomes a reality. WstrnPriorities photo
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Automatic sequestration cuts triggered by the tax bill would eliminate all mineral leasing payments to states.
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Secretary Zinke’s wife played a key role in his official event and travel planning, "caused headaches for Interior staff," records show
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New via @amprog: Tax bills would eliminate all oil, gas, and coal payments to Western states and Alaska. States could lose $1.3 billion a year. WstrnPriorities photo


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